MuggleNet Academia

Join us in this latest Academic Lesson from the world created by author J.K. Rowling as we discuss Folktale Structure as the Key to the Success of the Harry Potter Series.

Host Keith Hawk from MuggleNet and Co-host John Granger, the Hogwarts Professor, discuss a variety of topics relating to the Harry Potter series with a Special Guest Speaker and a Student Guest Speaker during each lesson. In this lesson, we are joined with Arizona State University Professor Joel Hunter and his research student Rita McGlynn to find out if the theories in Folktales and Fairy Tales might be the ultimate reason for the success of Harry Potter. 

MuggleNet Academia is a podcast from the staff of the World's No. 1 Harry Potter website, (

Direct download: Lesson_7.mp3
Category:Literature -- posted at: 12:20pm EDT